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MS Am 3126

Putnam, Hilary. Hilary Putnam papers, circa 1950-2012 (MS Am 3126): Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository, b
Call No.: MS Am 3126
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Putnam, Hilary
Title: Hilary Putnam papers
Date(s): circa 1950-2012
Quantity: 24 linear feet (22 boxes)
Language of materials: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2016M-99. Gift of Ruth Anna Putnam, 2017 May 15.

Processing Information:

Minimally processed by Melanie Wisner, 2017.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research.
The bulk of this collection is shelved offsite. Retrieval requires advance notice. Check with Houghton Public Services staff.

Preferred Citation:

Hilary Putnam papers, circa 1950-2012 (MS Am 3126). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Hilary Whitehall Putnam (1926-2016) was an American philosopher, mathematician, and computer scientist, and a major figure in analytic philosophy in the second half of the 20th century.


Arranged in original order as used by Putnam in filing cabinets and a desk.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes research files, agreements, royalty statements, correspondence, photographs, appointment and address books, works by others with annotations, and digital and audiovisual media.

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Harvard University -- Faculty